The Story of Amelia Earhart: The First Woman to Fly Solo Across the Atlantic (2007)

Publisher: Greater Shantallow Community Arts Project
Author: Felicity McCall
Illustrator: Joe Campbell

On 21st May, 1932, Amelia Earhart landed her Lockheed Vega 5B plane in a field at Derry in the north of Ireland. By doing so she became the first woman in history to fly solo across the Atlantic. The landing was a world event and one of the most famous moments of aviation history. This lavishly illustrated graphic novel recounts the true story of Amelia Earhart’s Atlantic crossing and celebrates the achievement of a true pioneer.